California Coastal Ride for Hemophilia
Cycle from San Francisco to San Diego, Over 600 miles in one week for hemophilia! August 23/24 – 29, 2009
This six- or seven-day journey along California’s majestic Highway 1 is an experience like no other!
From the rugged mountains of the north to the bustling beach cities of the south, you will see it all!
This “race” is truly a coastal ride adventure where you will test your ability and challenge yourself each day. Riders are supported by “SAG” (Support/Aid/
All levels of fitness are welcome to join the race. The ride demands physical endurance and having strong cardiovascular ability is a plus. Mileage varies from 60 to 90 miles per day. Ride time varies from 5 to 7 hours a day, with lunch and snack breaks throughout. There are two start days for the ride. Start on August 23 for a longer, easier ride, or start on August 24 for a shorter, more challenging ride. Both groups will join up in Santa Barbara and finish the ride together in San Diego on August 29, 2009.
Who is HCC?
The Hemophilia Council of California (HCC) is a collaboration of the four hemophilia chapters serving California. HCC’s mission is to support the four California Hemophilia chapters and improve the quality of life of people with bleeding disorders. HCC coordinates the advocacy concerns of chapters and individuals with bleeding disorders, runs your leadership programs, and organizes your annual legislative day to give YOU a voice in the California Capitol.
As a participant of the 2009 California Coastal Race for Hemophilia, you are committing to
raise a minimum of $2,500-$3,500 (per level of participation)
fundraising deadline of Aug 14th, 2009. These minimums were set based on program
expenses to ensure we keep our costs to no more than 25% of the funds raised. Thus, your
commitment is extremely important, ensuring the credibility of the fundraising program to our donors.
For more information or to register go to www.hemofoundation.org
or contact the:
Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC)
6400 Hollis Street, Suite 6, Emeryville, CA 94608 (510) 658-3324.